Document Type

Book Section

Publication Date

6-2021

ISBN

9780198826743

DOI

10.1093/oso/9780198826743.001.0001

Abstract

The relevance of Intellectual Property (IP) Law in our society has increased dramatically over the last several years. Globalization, digitization, and the rise of post-industrial information-based industries have all contributed to a new prominence of IP Law as one of the most important factors in driving innovation and economic development. At the same time, the significant expansion of IP rules has impacted many areas of public policy such as public health, the environment, biodiversity, agriculture, and information, in an unprecedented manner. No longer relegated to a cohort of few specialized experts, IP Law is now at the front and centre of public policy, and IP-related news are regularly featured in mainstream media. IP-related issues have long entered the popular discourse and are omnipresent in every sector of the economy and our lives.

First Page

1

Last Page

12

Num Pages

12

Publisher

Oxford University Press

Rights

This is an open access title. It is available to read and download as a free PDF version on Oxford Scholarship Online. It has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial No Derivatives 4.0 International licence.

Editor

Irene Calboli & Maria Lillà Montagnani

Book Title

Handbook of Intellectual Property Research: Lenses, Methods, and Perspectives

FIle Type

PDF

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